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Cloud Seeding
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process of spreading either dry ice or more commonly, silver iodide aerosols, into the upper part of clouds to try to stimulate the precipitation process and form rain. increases rainfall rates by approximately 10% to 30% per year and cloud seeding operations cost much less than the desalination pro
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  • process of spreading either dry ice or more commonly, silver iodide aerosols, into the upper part of clouds to try to stimulate the precipitation process and form rain.
  • increases rainfall rates by approximately 10% to 30% per year and cloud seeding operations cost much less than the desalination process.
  • Hygroscopic Cloud Seeding:
  • Disperses salts through flares or explosives in the lower portions of clouds. The salt grows in size as water joins with them
  • Static Cloud Seeding:

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